August 2012

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It’s Thursday… which means it’s almost Friday — arguably the best day of the workweek — also just slightly less tough to get through than Monday. Enter: viral videos. They’re short, sweet, mindless and effective at providing a mid-day energy boost so that you can work more effectively and be in a better mood while doing…

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Originally posted on This Just In:
The efforts of an elderly parishioner to restore a 120-year-old fresco on a column inside a Spanish church have some wondering if a Mr. Bean movie was the inspiration for the effort. The fresco, titled Ecce Homo (Behold the Man), is a depiction of Jesus Christ with a crown…

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again (and again and again): social media has revolutionized the way we communicate. It’s also changed the way we seek out information and has increased our demand for a speedy delivery of said information. However, we’ve never quite fathomed that social channels such as Twitter could literally…

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  If you’ve ever wished you could see a certain part of the world at the very moment that that place comes to mind, well you’re in luck. This is Now is a visual project that uses the power of the Instagram app to show a mosaic of cities by way of users in its…

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The world is rife with change. Take the Olympic Games as an example. Nearly every single Summer Olympics, swimming world records are broken. That means, of course, that the time it takes an incredibly talented and hard-working swimmer to say, breast stroke their way 200 meters, has gotten ever so slightly less and less over…

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